WASH/Shelter Delegate for Ukraine

Austrian Red Cross

The Austrian Red Cross (AutRC) is looking for an experienced and highly motivated WASH/Shelter Delegate. The delegate is implementing assistance projects to conflict affected people in Ukraine and host communities.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for the implementation of assistance projects for temporary shelters in the areas of WASH, and for the development of long-term programmes in this sector together with the local Ukraine Red Cross Society (URCS) branches and in coordination with relevant authorities
  • Manage WASH / shelter projects in Western Ukraine, including the conduction of assessments in temporary shelters/collective centers, organization of procurement of needed WASH and shelter items as well as coordination of the delivery with the supplier and local Red Cross structures
  • Identify self-responsibly potential further fields of assistance, organizing data management around assessments/documentation/reporting including mobile data collection, planning travel logistics and ensuring security regulations are followed
  • Plan and possibly implement long-term assistance programmes for temporary and permanent shelter options as well as sustainable solutions for WASH related needs
  • Enable close coordination with other Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement partners, local authorities and other organizations to ensure effective assistance
  • Ensure proper management in terms of finances, reporting, efficiency, and timeliness of assistance
  • Assist the local URCS branches to develop HR and systems to conduct the project tasks
  • Mainstream protection and accountability principles across all activities

Your profile

  • At least 3 years’ experience in international humanitarian and/or development programming (NGO, IO or Charity)
  • Diploma or degree in civil engineering, humanitarian work or other equivalent training
  • Comprehensive and practical knowledge and skills in conducting WASH and/or shelter activities
  • Experience in a Red Cross and Red Crescent National Society, IFRC or ICRC is a strong asset
  • Ability to work under pressure in a demanding security environment
  • Decision-making and team-working capacities, flexibility to work from different locations in Ukraine
  • Project and finance management skills (including budgeting and budget control)
  • Very good English skills, Ukrainian, Russian and German skills are a strong asset
  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian and development work, and high sensitivity to diversity

About the job

  • Job location: Ukraine
  • Start of employment: as soon as possible
  • Duration: preferred 1 year, with option to extend, at least 4 months
  • Working time: full-time
  • Compensation: depends on qualifications and experience, minimum monthly all-in salary of € 3.600,00 gross
  • Application deadline: June 20, 2022

How to apply